Juan Mata: 'Next two games are must win'

Mata: 'Next two games are must win'
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Chelsea midfielder Juan Mata believes that his side need to beat Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur if they want to qualify for the Champions League next season.

Chelsea midfielder Juan Mata believes that his side need to beat Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur if they want to qualify for the Champions League next season.

The Blues currently lie in fourth place in the Premier League but are level on points with fifth place Spurs with four games to play this campaign.

Mata told reporters: "We have to get in the top four. We have to win these two games.

"We want Champions League football next season. After that we can try to win another trophy. There are two tough games ahead."

Rafael Benitez's side face Manchester United at Old Trafford later today.

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